A wonderful way to make the drainage from your house more appealing. Something like this could lead to a rain garden! (of course it does not have to be the same materials used) I also like how the river rocks split up the bricks, giving it fun symmetry!
Das Park Hotel in Ottensheim, Austria has made hotel rooms out of retired concrete drainage pipes. After receiving a coat of varnish, a skylight, and a colorful paint job on the back wall, these pipes are ready for occupants.
Dishrack above sink for keeping dishes that we use the most. My thinking is that is we have less dishes then we have less washing. So each of us will have one plate, one bowl, one cup, and silverware. Really excited about this!